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4 ways to focus on self-care

It’s no surprise that the concept of self-care is getting a lot of traction in many health and wellness circles. Self-care can improve your mental and physical health and help you be ...

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Women are giving themselves cancer with alcohol

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Middle-aged women aren’t getting the message that there’s a proven link between alcohol consumption and higher breast cancer risk, according to researchers from Flinders University in Adelaide, Australia. The small-scale study suggests women ...

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3 reasons slimming down with your sweetheart pays

It’s been well-proven that “social dieting” makes weight loss more fun and successful—especially with programs that include elements like the spirit of competition, teamwork, encouragement and, of course, gentle peer pressure (you ...

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Here’s what your birth order says about you

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Which description is most like you? 1: A natural leader and perfectionist, you are logical, technical, well-organized, conscientious, a good reader, and a list-maker. You take life seriously and don’t like surprises. ...

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Things you can and can’t do with Power of Attorney

Like most legal undertakings, setting up and enforcing power of attorney (POA) documents can be a confusing process. Yet, these essential tools can help aging adults and their families gain peace of ...

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Anne Graham Lotz begins final Chemo, says God has healed her

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Nearly four months into receiving chemo, evangelist Anne Graham Lotz believes she will be healed after her seventh treatment next week. The 70-year-old evangelist revealed in an update on her blog this ...

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Heart-healthy Valentine’s Day tips

Your sweetheart may have the key to your heart, but eating healthy and being physically active can be the key to a healthier heart. This Valentine’s Day, indulge your sweetheart with a ...

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Israeli scientists claim to have found cure for cancer

A team of scientists in Israel have claimed to have found the first complete cure for cancer and say they expect to have a complete cure within a year. Scientists from Accelterated ...

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Eggs really are incredible!

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Can’t figure out whether eggs are as incredible as they say? You’re not alone. These grocery store staples have been like ping-pong balls in the health community. First they’re good, then they’re ...

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Half of those who think they have a food allergy really don’t

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If you think you have a food allergy, you probably don’t. A study released in January showed many adults think they are allergic, but haven’t been tested. In fact, half of those ...

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Childhood football and irreversible brain damage

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Football has long been a tradition of the college campus. Then came its widespread move into the nation’s high schools in the 1930s and 40s. And then middle schools in the 70s ...

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Living happier, healthier and longer lives depends on friends and family, says AMAC

Good relationships with family and friends are key components of happy, healthy and longer lives, according to a study that has been ongoing for more than 80 years. The Harvard Study of Adult ...

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How do dementia patients remember God?

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When geropsychologist Benjamin Mast evaluates dementia clients at his University of Louisville research lab, there’s a question some people of faith ask him: “What if I forget about God?” It’s a query ...

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Stay fit even with a winter storm outside!

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Staying fit in winter? It’s nice to snuggle up in those flannel PJs, wrap yourself in your favorite thermal quilt, pop some popcorn, watch old movies by a flickering, warm fire, and ...

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Runners gear up for 37th Annual Groundhog Run, underground at Hunt Midwest Subtropolis

The Kansas City area’s most unique run – and the nation’s only 100% sanctioned 10K indoor race that takes place totally underground – will be held on Sunday, January 27 at Hunt ...

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Pregnancy centers provide honesty and compassion…and the abortion industry hates it

We have all heard the familiar adage: if you repeat a lie often enough, people will start to believe it. This is the tactic the abortion industry is using today to attempt ...

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5 tips to shed those pounds in the New Year

Maybe you want more energy, or perhaps you want to lose weight and keep it off for good. Whatever your goals, a new year means a fresh start to become the best ...

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Taking steps to prevent falls

When you’re young, an injury from a fall may sideline you for a few days or weeks, but a full recovery is usually quick. As you get older, the consequences of falls ...

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4 surprising insights into life with Parkinson’s Disease

Over 1 million Americans live with Parkinson’s disease (PD), and while some symptoms are easier to see, such as tremors, stiffness and slowness of movement, there are a range of harder-to-detect non-movement ...

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Chipotle adds Whole30 menu option

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Chipotle, responding to concerns of customers that its tasty food isn’t really all that healthy in terms of fat and calories, has added a Whole30 menu option. Beginning Wednesday, the Mexican food ...

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Hospital cost transparency big win for patients

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A new rule created by President Trump took effect Jan. 1 and medical facilities are not happy. U.S. hospitals and other medical facilities are now required to provide transparency and list prices ...

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Parents reject doctors’ suggestion; preemie born 3 months early defies odds and is home for Christmas

By definition, when a micro-preemie survives and thrives it is a miracle. The hurdles and obstacles and potential problems are substantial. But even by that standard, Layla Daly’s arrival home in time for Christmas ...

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Medicare changes ahead for 2019

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Have you ever enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan, just to discover in January that your doctor doesn’t accept your new coverage, or to realize you should have stayed in a particular ...

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Kansas state parks to offer First Day Hikes on New Year’s Day

What better way to kick off the New Year than by getting a jump start burning off those extra holiday calories in the great outdoors? Kansas state parks, including several in northeast ...

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How generosity adds years to your life

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Generosity can save your life–or at least prolong it. From preventing cancer and heart disease to building self-esteem, overwhelming evidence proves generosity is good for your mental and physical health. Dr. Michael ...

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